Unlike many of its peers, this Porsche survived and is looking great.
Many of the Porsche 356 Speedsters you see for sale these days are not of the first wave, called the Pre-A Speedsters. That makes this 1956 Porsche 356 Speedster from Russo and Steele all the more collectible. It’s one of the last Pre-A Speedsters ever made, many of which haven’t survived into this century.
Gallery: Own A Genuine 1956 Porsche 356 Speedster
Several details indicate this is a first-generation Speedster. These include some unique parts and features which were changed. A restoration on this car has left it not only looking beautiful, but matching the correct stock configuration for the hood numbers. That means you’re getting an accurate depiction of how this vehicle was built originally.
Fresh red paint flaunts the straight original body panels, which fit together with precision for an impressive presentation. Chrome on the wheels, bumpers, and other trim pieces both outside and in dress this ride up nicely. The brown interior features the correct factory steering wheel and Speedster bucket seats, details you don’t always find on modern examples. This is the kind of car you can take to shows and really raise some eyebrows.
In the rear is a Porsche engine in the correct sequence for a Pre-A Speedster, although it’s numbers-matching. Still, you get the full experience of this car and not some watered-down version with an incorrect powertrain.
The fact this Porsche 356 Speedster looks and performs so well shouldn’t be a surprise, considering the previous owner was an Audi factory test driver. It’s obvious this car has been lovingly restored and cared for, making it one of the finest examples you’ll come across. Contact Russo and Steele for details if you’d like to purchase this car.
Whether you are looking to sell a classic, sports, muscle, or one-of-a-kind collector automobile Russo and Steele’s consignment process has been streamlined specifically for your ease. Once you have made the decision to sell your classic car, a Russo and Steele Consignment Specialist will take over from there and work with you every step of the way. You start the consignment process by simply filling out the pre-consignment form online, so a specialist can contact you and has some background on your specific car.